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NPP says will offer free WiFi to all SHS if it is retained

The next Government of the New Patriotic Party (NPP) will ensure the completion of the process to provide free Wifi at all Senior High Schools (SHS) and public tertiary institutions and training colleges. The NPP in its Election 2020 manifesto sub-headline; ‘Consolidating Our Achievements and The Way Forward-Education,’ explained that …

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Ghana loses more than $114m to cybercrime in two years

Available data from the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) shows that Ghana lost a total of $114.8 million to cybercrime in 2019 and 2018. Mr Isaac Mensah, a member of the Computer Emergency Response Team of the Security Centre, giving the breakdown, said the nation lost $105 million in 2019 …

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We are demonstrating strong performance despite COVID-19 – MTN Group

MTN Group says it has demonstrated strong performance despite the impact of COVID-19 on lives and livelihoods across its markets. Mr Ralph Mupita, the MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer, in a statement, said to meet the increase in data and digital usage, MTN had focused its investment on …

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Lands Commission introduces online service

The Lands Commission as part of its measures to improve service to clients, will from Monday November 9, 2020 provide an online service. In a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency (GNA) and signed by Alhaji Sulemana Mahama, Executive Secretary, the Lands Commission said the initiative would increase satisfaction, …

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MTN Group CEO visits Ghana

Mr Ralph Mupita, MTN Group President and Chief Executive Officer and Mr Mcebisi Jonas, Board Chairman of the Group, are in Ghana as part of a tour of priority markets. This is the Group CEO’s first visit, since he assumed the role on September 1, 2020. A statement issued in …

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Ghanaians told to be cyber privacy-conscious

Dr Albert Antwi-Boasiako, Head of the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC), has urged Ghanaians to be privacy-conscious as the exposure of personal information is a major contributory factor to the increasing breach of privacy in the country. He said many Ghanaians easily gave out information when they visited offices, workshops …

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MTN Ghana withdraws NCA SMP case

Scancom Plc (MTN Ghana), has withdrawn its application filed at the Supreme Court concerning the National Communications Authority’s (NCA) declaration of MTN Ghana as a Significant Market Power (SMP). A statement issued by Mr Samuel Koranteng, Corporate Services Executive, MTN Ghana, copied to the Ghana News Agency said MTN Ghana …

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We are working to make mobile fraud expensive – Laryea

Mr Derek Laryea, Head, Research and Communications Unit, Ghana Chamber of Telecommunications has said the Chamber is working with stakeholders to make mobile fraud an expensive venture. He said the Chamber was considering the blocking of phones used in such transactions and blacklisting the identity of such users across all …

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Fidelity Bank unveils virtual WhatsApp banking assistant platform

Fidelity Bank Ghana Limited, has introduced a virtual WhatsApp banking assistant platform to make online banking easier and convenient for customers. The platform, christened “kukua” is to empower customers to conduct personalised online transactions from any location. The 24-hour WhatsApp Banking Assistant, fully conversant with the Bank’s suite of offerings …

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Investment in technology has paid off – DVLA

Mr Prince Opoku Edusei, the Deputy Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Operations, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA), says government’s investment in cutting edge technology has improved the Authority’s service delivery. Through the use of technology, the Deputy CEO said, the Authority had digitised over two million manual documents from 1995 …

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